The coffee shop plans an October opening in the new International at 301 E. Armour Blvd. Two more Mother Earth Coffee shops are scheduled to open in the next year. The International, the former Gillham Plaza office building, will have its grand opening Thursday.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 9.86, or 0.46 percent, to 2,175.03. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 53.62, or 0.29 percent, to 18,570.85. The Nasdaq composite rose 26.26, or 0.52 percent, to 5,100.16.
Playing Pokémon Go, the smartphone app game that lets users hunt for the virtual creatures in the real world, poses a real risk to patients, visitors and employees, according to a memo sent to employees of University of Kansas Hospital. Other hospitals and health care centers agree.
Highwoods Properties, former owner of Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, has sold two of the four Plaza area office buildings that weren’t included in the retail center’s sale. Price Brothers Development Co. bought the office building at 801 W. 47th St. Stanton Road Capital LLC bought the building at 4600 Madison Ave.
Veolia, a company that supplies heating and cooling for many downtown Kansas City buildings, will stop using coal and instead use solely natural gas to power its plant at First and Grand. The change, an environmental decision, also opens up the coal yard for redevelopment at the Missouri riverfront.
Richard Sankovich is not happy about the $6,035 invoice he recently got from West Penn Hospital for what turned out to be a pulled stomach muscle, but his experience likely says more about the risks of buying a low-cost health plan than it does about high hospital costs.